We has an amazing time at the 2017 Summit, and are now gearing up for our 2018 Summit in Des Moines, IA! Check out our 2017 Detailed Agenda below to get a feel for what this year's Summit will be like.

2018 Summit At-A-Glance

Day 1 // Wednesday, June 20th

7:30 am – 9:00 am

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

6:30 pm              

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm                                       

9:30 pm

Pre-Summit Registration

Pre-Summit Launch

Registration & Registration Happy Hour

Buses depart for Opening Summit Dinner Reception

Opening Reception Happy Hour and Dinner Program | The World Food Prize Headquarters 

Buses depart for hotel

End of Day 1 of Summit


Day 2 // Thursday, June 21st

7:30 am - 8:30 am

8:30 am – 9:15 am

9:15 am – 9:45 am

9:45 am – 10:00 am

10:00 am – 11:00 am

11:00 am – 11:15 am

11:15 am – 11:25 am

11:30 am – 11:40 am

11:45 am – 11:55 am

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Networking Breakfast

Welcome & Opening Enrichment Experience

Opening Keynote Speaker

Networking Break 

LGBT Leadership - Diversity & Inclusion Roundtable

Networking Break

POWER Talk | Nathan Looney

POWER Talk | Natalina Sents

POWER Talk | Grant Ermis

POWER Talk | John Monaghan

POWER Talk Networking Lunch

Concurrent Workshop Session “A”

Featured Panel:

The Monsanto Way: Embracing Change in the Industry

Finding Welcoming and Inclusive Environments for LGBTQ

Youth Through 4-H

Cultivating Identity

Changing Policy and Changing Minds

Cultivating Perspectives: Sharing Your Farm’s Story

Who Me? Recognizing and Addressing the Bias in Us All!

 

Networking Break

Concurrent Workshop Session “B”

Could Grandpa Have Been Wrong? Sustainable, Profitable

Managed Grazing

Creating an Inclusive Classroom Environment

Growing Bridges: Research on Lesbian Farmers & Their

Communities

Finding and Navigating an Inclusive and Diverse Work

Environment

Sweat the Small Stuff: Harnessing Your Soil’s Microbiome

Potential

Networking Break

Fireside Chat – Leaders in Agriculture Roundtable

Updates and Announcements

Networking Dinner Break

VIP & Founder’s Circle Reception (Ticketed Event; Invite Only)

Rocks & Realness (Sponsored Event)

End of Day 2 of Summit


Day 3 // Friday, June 22nd

9:00 am – 10:00 am

10:00 am - 10:45 am

10:45 am – 11:00 am 

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

1:30 pm – 1:40 pm

1:45 pm – 1:55 pm

2:00 pm – 2:10 pm

2:15 pm – 2:25 pm

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

 

Breakfast & Research Poster Session

Morning Session & Keynote

Networking Break

Concurrent Workshop Session “C”

Featured Panel: USDA Panel

Authentic Connections ... Allowing the LGBT+ Voice to be

Heard

“Veterans to Farmers”

Queering the Classroom -- Supporting Queer and Trans

Youth in Education 

US Farm Tours

Networking Lunch

POWER Talk | Courtney Yuskis

POWER Talk | Gabriella Coughlin

POWER Talk | Shane Yang

POWER Talk | Bill Hendrix

POWER Talk Networking Reception

Closing Enrichment Experience

End of 4th Annual Summit


Day 4 // Saturday, June 23rd

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Iowa Ag Experience


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